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Old 08-27-2014, 12:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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EV Fleet Inc. 'Condor' electric 1/2 ton truck built in Charlotte NC

This is exciting news I came across yesterday - a new company called EV Fleet Inc. will begin producing an electric 1/2 ton truck chassis, with several different cargo options:

EV Fleet, Inc.: | Electric Pickup Trucks for Fleets.

http://insideevs.com/ev-fleet-readys...v-light-truck/

It has a 50kWh pack, and unusually, it has a 5-speed manual transmission. They claim it should have about 100 mile range at 65MPH. It has a flatbed option, a "pickup" option (that seems to lack rear wheel fenders), a box van option - and this is also available with 3kW of solar PV panels (that fold up into position) to power tools on the job site.

The cab is steel frame with a body made with a foam composite that provides ~R11 thermal insulation. It also has a large front storage area - a "frunk" to use Tesla's term.





Other pictures here:
EV Fleet, Inc.: | Electric Truck Gallery - EV Fleet, Inc.:
http://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte...as-market.html

A couple of brief videos here, and a local news report:
EV Fleet, Inc.: | Videos - EV Fleet, Inc.:

Some renderings and other images:



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